Elliotte Friedman (born September 27, 1970) is a Canadian sports journalist. He currently serves as a hockey reporter for Sportsnet.
Early life and education [ edit ]
Born in 1970,
Friedman attended the [1 ] University of Western Ontario but never graduated.
He began his broadcast career for Toronto sports radio station
The Fan 590 in 1994 and did play-by-play for Toronto Raptors games on both radio and television and reported on Toronto Blue Jays games in 1998. He did freelance for the and the London Free Press . He was awarded the Toronto Star Telemedia Reporter of the Year award in 1996. Friedman then worked for The Score network, before joining CBC Sports in 2003. At CBC, Friedman was a reporter for ; the studio host for the final two seasons of the Hockey Night in Canada and for some Toronto Raptors games; and participated in the CBC's CFL on CBC Olympic Games coverage. He also continued to appear regularly on The Fan 590 (now Sportsnet 590). [2 ]
Rogers Media secured a 12-year exclusive contract for NHL rights, under which Rogers' Sportsnet would produce game broadcasts for both Rogers channels and CBC, Friedman joined Sportsnet full-time and will participate in its hockey broadcasts. [3 ]
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